Movies like Boundaries

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Boundaries (2018)
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Boundaries (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Single mom Laura, along with her awkward 14 year-old son Henry is forced to drive Jack, her estranged, care-free pot dealing father across country after he's kicked out of yet another nursing home.
Style: humorous, sincere, light, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: marijuana, road trip, estranged father, grandfather grandson relationship, sister sister relationship, teenage boy, father daughter relationship, dog, school, single mother, boy, dating, stray dog, nude drawing, family relations, cat, on the road, food, drug dealing, beach, old man, african american, father son relationship, cell phone, drawing ...
Place: california, los angeles, san francisco, seattle, seattle washington

Most similar movies to Boundaries

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sincere, captivating and light films with plots about family relations, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, friendship, mother son relationship, cell phone and mother daughter relationship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Boundaries: Grandma (2015), Ride (2014), Detours (2016), Like Father (2018), Friday (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Grandma (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Self-described misanthrope Elle Reid has her protective bubble burst when her 18-year-old granddaughter, Sage, shows up needing help. The two of them go on a day-long journey that causes Elle to come to terms with her past and Sage to confront her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: road trip, aging, abortion, on the road, parents and children, family relations, pregnancy, grandparent grandchild relationship, introspection, teenager, friendship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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95%
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Ride (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mother travels cross-country to California to be with her son after he decides to drop out of school and become a surfer.
Style: captivating, sincere, humorous, thought provoking
Plot: surfing, beach, young man, mother son relationship, family relations, couples, friendship, female director, smoking weed, aspiring writer, surfer, following someone ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, pacific ocean, usa, new york, los angeles
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89%
 6.6
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Detours (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A newly single New Yorker must re-locate to Florida for her dream job. She drives south with her widowed dad, her mom's ashes in a coffee can, and a GPS with a mind of its own.
Style: road movie, feel good, captivating, humorous, light
Plot: road trip, love, infidelity, one night stand, marriage, highway, highway travel, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, sexual attraction, middle age romance, on the road ...
Place: new york, atlantic ocean, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.1
 21K
Like Father (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a workaholic young executive, is left at the altar, she ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with the last person she ever expected: her estranged and equally workaholic father. The two depart as strangers, but over the course of a few ...
Style: sweet, light, sincere, touching, entertaining ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, workaholic, cruise, father daughter reunion, father daughter conflict, parents and children, father and daughter, breakup, family relations, relationships, travel, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 7.3
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Friday (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Craig and Smokey are two guys in Los Angeles hanging out on their porch on a Friday afternoon, smoking and drinking, looking for something to do.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Plot: marijuana, african american, weed, ghetto, hip hop, rap, friends, rapper, disorder, nothing goes right, bully, machismo ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Stella's Last Weekend (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Brothers Jack and Oliver reunite to put their beloved dog to sleep. While their zany mother plans a party to celebrate Stella's life, things go awry when the brothers discover they love the same girl.
Style: psychological, sincere, humorous, disturbing, captivating
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: brother brother relationship, love triangle, teenage girl, teenage boy, party, fight, rivalry, youth, love and romance, family relations, adaptation, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
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Carrie Pilby (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Awkward, isolated and disapproving of most of the people around her, a precocious 19-year-old genius is challenged to put her convictions to the test by venturing out on to the NYC dating scene, in this adaptation of Caren Lissner’s best-selling ...
Style: humorous, light, psychological, captivating, sincere
Plot: genius, dating, personal growth, therapy, friendship, father daughter relationship, strong female lead, society, introspection, female director, breaking the fourth wall, geek ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Beatriz at Dinner (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds ...
Style: thought provoking, light, humorous, psychological, captivating
Plot: billionaire, party, husband wife relationship, class differences, name calling, money, nurse, apology, alternative medicine, classroom, race, vodka ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Awkward Thanksgiving (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Thanksgiving is a time when families get together to eat good food and share in the spirit of thankfulness. That's of course, a best case scenario. Some families are so tangled in a web of drama from financial issues, relationships, and so on ...
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, humorous
Plot: thanksgiving, holiday, dysfunctional family, family relations, drug use, criminal, sister sister relationship, father son relationship, compulsive gambler, interlinked stories, money, parents and children ...
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Real Love (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Forbach, East of France, today. Mario, a man without much ambition, except where love is concerned, is back to square one after his wife left home. He now must raise his two adolescent daughters by himself, while going through some sort of a teenage ...
Style: psychological, humorous, light, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, teenager, school, family relations, youth, friendship, society, friends, female director, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Pieces of April (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Quirky and rebellious April Burns lives with her boyfriend in a low-rent New York City apartment miles away from her emotionally distant family. But when she discovers that her mother has a fatal form of breast cancer, she invites the clan to her ...
Style: realistic, emotional, intense, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marijuana, thanksgiving, neighbor, road trip, reconciliation, holiday, eccentric family, reunion, parents and children, family feud, nothing goes right, generation gap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.2
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Day Off (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Day Off (French: Mercredi, folle journée !) is a 2001 French drama film directed by Pascal Thomas.
Style: touching, feel good, light, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, teenage girl, rescue, missing son, mother son relationship, gambling debt, school teacher, elementary school ...
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Humboldt County (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Peter is a medical student about to graduate and begin his residency. When his professor fails him, he winds up in bed with an actress and singer named Bogart rolling through Los Angeles. He accompanies her to the redwoods of northern California, ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: weed, family relations, fish out of water, medical student, self discovery, human nature, eccentric family, disorder, wilderness, hippie, medical school, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, northern california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 6K
Miss Stevens (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school English teacher becomes a weekend chaperone for three students at a drama competition.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, sincere, feel good
Plot: teacher student relationship, road trip, flirting, teacher, coming of age, remote control, drinking alcohol, lie, drinking, student, friendship, female director ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Please Stand By (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in order to boldly go and deliver her 500-page Star Trek script to a writing competition in Hollywood. On an adventure full of laughter and tears, Wendy follows the guiding spirit of Mr. Spock on ...
Style: road movie, sentimental, captivating, semi serious, light
Audience: teen drama
Plot: autism, star trek, runaway, sister sister relationship, manuscript, road trip, search, self discovery, female protagonist, pet dog, police officer, contest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, san francisco, usa, oakland california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.
Style: road movie, feel good, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, road trip, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, dysfunctional family, family relations, escapades, parenthood, beauty pageant, suicide attempt, journey, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, usa, albuquerque new mexico, arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Dad's Lunch Box (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: This film was inspired by a real-life story of a Japanese father who for the three years his daughter spent at high school prepared daily bento lunch boxes for her leading to delicious, interesting or offbeat creations. In all cases, he put an ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, sincere, light
Plot: father daughter relationship, everyday life, school, food, friend, lunch, father and daughter, care, parents and children, kids and family, life, lifestyle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 90K
Beginners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, sad ...
Plot: gay father, coming out, father son relationship, gay, grief, terminal illness, secret, dying, older man younger man relationship, cancer, self discovery, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, 2000s, year 1955 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Father Figures (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.
Style: light, feel good, captivating, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: fraternal twins, unknown father, brother brother relationship, dumb, road trip, father son relationship, craziness, fool, twins, family reunited, father and son, father son reunion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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47%
 6.2
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Growing Op (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a teenage boy coming of age in a suburban grow-operation, where every day is paradise or fresh hell. But it's always a trip. Sheltered all his life and home-schooled by loving parents who are also committed criminals, Quinn Dawson ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, light, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, teenage life, eccentric family, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, social relations, teenage love, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, stoners, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The New King of Comedy (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman strives to pursue the actors' dream despite being an extra and stand-in.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: dream, rise to the top, follow your dream, friends, couple relations, support, actress, misfit, bigger dreams, father daughter relationship
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45%
 7.1
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Thunder Road (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Officer Arnaud raises his daughter as a love letter to his late Mom.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: father daughter relationship, judge, death of mother, lawyer, police, child custody, school, police officer, funeral, family relations, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana, united states, austin texas, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
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Ana (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Puerto Rico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ana meets Rafa in a chance encounter and they embark on a road trip to try and save him from bankruptcy, or worse.
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere, realistic
Plot: road trip, friendship, journey, illegal gambling, save the day, bankruptcy, unlikely friendships, gas station, used car salesman, natural disaster
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Donkeys (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Alfred is 64. He's lost touch with his family and a threat to his health makes him realise he wants to make amends. The more he tries to do right, the more he does wrong, and as his past comes back to haunt him, he is forced to face up to what ...
Style: psychological, humorous, sincere, light, contemplative
Plot: friendship, mother daughter relationship, death of father, single mother, father daughter relationship, friendship between men, father daughter estrangement, working class, british, terminal illness, mother son relationship, female director ...
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
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Passenger Side (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two brothers spend the day driving around Los Angeles county looking for the meaning of their lives, or cheap street drugs, depending on who you happen to believe.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: family relations, looking for love, siblings relations, on the road, sexual content, road trip, brother brother relationship, unfulfillment, escapades, love and romance, rock, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ingrid Goes West (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, thought provoking
Plot: social media, obsessed fan, obsession, chase, love interest, pursuit, secret, loneliness, friendship, charlatan, party, lie ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, venice california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
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The Teacher (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Teacher in the most prestigious highschool in the country, François enjoys the life he’s always known, in the intellectual and bourgeois society of Paris. Trapped in a situation where he’s forced to accept a job in a school of a tough ...
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: teacher, literature, school, teacher student relationship, teenage boy, teenage love, school principal, classroom, teaching the ways of the world, kiss, selfie, school expulsion ...
Place: paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Helicopter Mom (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Maggie Cooper thinks it would be really cool if her son Lloyd were gay. So cool, in fact, that she outs him to the entire school.
Style: funny, feel good, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Plot: gay, humiliation, domineering mother, parents and children, mother son relationship, deception, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, con trick, fall in love, humour, relationships, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.4
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Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, cynical, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: business, on the road, loneliness, business trip, love affair, introspection, love and romance, couples, relationship vs career, unfulfillment, power relations, top executive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Speech & Debate (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Frustrated by the hypocrisy they see in their parents, teachers, and the entire school board, an unlikely trio set out to find a common truth and make their voices heard as they revive a defunct school club and take on the world.
Style: sincere, humorous, psychological, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: gay teenager, competition, teenager, 18 year old, teenage girl, high school student, high school, teenage boy, gay, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%